Terry Riley (1935)

Anthem of the Great Spirit (1985)

for string quartet

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1985
    • Duration: 33 mn
    • Publisher: Associated Music Publishers
    • Cycle: Salome Dances for Peace, Part 1
Detailed formation
  • violin, second violin, viola, cello

Premiere information


Table of contents

  1. Anthem of the Great Spirit
  2. Fanfare in the Minimal Kingdom
  3. Slow Ceremonial Night Race
  4. At the Ancient Aztec Corn Races Salome Meets "Wild Talker"
  5. More Ceremonial Races
  6. The Old Times at the Races — Dance of the Ancestors
  7. Halfwolf Dances Mad in Moonlight